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Ace High (1968)

I quattro dell'Ave Maria (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Western | 3 September 1969 (USA)
A recently-escaped bandit forms an unlikely alliance with two bounty hunters and an acrobat to get revenge against the people who framed him.

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Thomas
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Drake (as Kevin Mc Carthy)
Livio Lorenzon ...
Paco Rosa
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Steffen Zacharias ...
Harold (as Stephen Zacharias)
Tiffany Hoyveld ...
Thomas' Wife
Armando Bandini ...
Bank Cashier
Remo Capitani ...
Cangaceiro
Federico Boido ...
Drake's blond henchman (as Rick Boyd)
Isa Foster ...
Cacopoulos' Woman
Bruno Corazzari ...
Charlie
Dante Cleri ...
Bankier, playing cards with Cacopoulos
Antonietta Fiorito ...
(as Antonietta Fiorito C.S.C.)
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After Cacopoulos (Eli Wallach) saves himself from being hanged on a false charge, he robs Cat Stevens (Terrence Hill) and Hutch Bessy (Bud Spencer) and steals their horses. This results in Stevens and Bessy becoming unwilling allies in Cacopoulus' revenge against the people who framed him. Written by positrak

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Comedy | Western

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Rated PG-13 for western violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The second teaming of Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. See more »

Quotes

Hutch Bessy: Even if you're an idiot, I don't see why you want to die so young.
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Followed by Boot Hill (1969) See more »

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wonderful movie
24 May 2004 | by (Prague, CZ) – See all my reviews

I was completely amazed by this fantastic movie. I am not sure why - it isn't any much funny, the plot is unnecessarily complicated, there are few unnecessarily long scenes ... but still, the characters, the atmosphere, and the great musical score almost made me cry in the last scene where our three heroes are leaving together. All the actors do great work - from Spencer/Hill duo and Wallach himself to the black boxer champion, who gets beaten by Bud Spencer for $50. Another funny scene is where Wallach talks about his Greek ancestors, and thus makes his guards sleep. Or, when he breaks the bank in the casino. The movie is definitely worth seeing, and it does not disappoint even when watched more times. Nice!


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